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David Storey (III) (1933–2017)

David Storey was born on July 13, 1933 in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England as David Malcolm Storey. He was a writer and actor, known for This Sporting Life (1963), In Celebration (1975) and Theatre Night (1985). He was married to Barbara Hamilton. He died on March 27, 2017 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 83) in London, England, UK

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

Known For

Theatre Night Writer
NET Playhouse Writer


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 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Contractor (1989) ... (writer)
 1981 Early Days (TV Movie)
  Play for Today (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1980) (play - 1 episode, 1972)
- Pasmore (1980) ... (novel)
- Home (1972) ... (play)
 1975 Farma (TV Movie)
 1975 In Celebration (play) / (screenplay)
 1974 Az öltözö (TV Movie) (novel)
 1974 The Contractor (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Ter ere van... (TV Movie)
 1973 Proslava (TV Movie) (novel)
 1972 Home (TV Movie)
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Early Days ... (play)
 1971 Mooi weer vandaag (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home (1968) ... (writer)
 1963 This Sporting Life (based on the novel by) / (screenplay)
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 1963 This Sporting Life
Rugby Player (uncredited)
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 1993 Hollywood U.K. (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Contributor
- Northern Lights (1993) ... Himself - Contributor
 1992 Is That All There Is?
 1966 New Release (TV Series)
- David Mercer: Playwright (1966) ... Himself
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 2010 Timeshift (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Author - Interviewed in 1983
- 1960: Year of the North (2010) ... Himself - Author - Interviewed in 1983

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Cromwell", performed at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England, with Albert Finney, Jarlath Conroy, Alun Armstrong, Brian Cox, Mark McManus, Anne Dyson, Frances Tomelty, Pete Postlethwaite, Kenneth Colley, Colin Bennett, Colin Douglas and Mike Melia in the cast. Anthony Page was the director. See more »

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His 1960 debut novel "This Sporting Life" was based on his experiences as a professional rugby player for Leeds RLFC (now Leeds Rhinos). See more »

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